All For Our Country

Famous For Gambling

Battle-Born State

Silver State CO

Sagebrush State WY

Name: snow-covered (Spanish)

Distinction: Nevada is the only state with legalized prostitution.
Geographic Oddity: Although Nevada lies entirely west of the Great Divide, most of its rainfall does not contribute to the Pacific watershed. Nearly the entire state falls within the Great Basin, with no outlet to the sea. Check it out!

Famous Native: Andre Agassi ~ tennis star
Famous Small Town: Winnemucca [pop.8K] ~ named for the colorful Paiute chief

Notable Landmarks:
  Natural = Prospect Peak
  Man-Made = Hoover Dam

Favorite City Name: Pahrump

Something you might hear a Desert Denizen say: "Seven come eleven!"
-or- "Hit me."
-or- "Could I get another bucket of quarters, please?."

Little Known Factoid: Nevada's biggest industry . . .

If I had to live in Nevada, it would be in Zephyr Cove on Lake Tahoe.